Designer. Working at Shopify by day. Being Halfool on Youtube & Instagram by night.
The author between the words “problem” and “solution”, entangled in a nest of lines trying to connect the words.
All illustrations by @halfool_draws

10 things people don’t tell you about designing products

An octopus juggling several icons of design tools and drawing on a sketchbook with its tentacles.

For a while, I’ve been thinking about design tools and how much the design community becomes obsessed with them, myself included, of course. And because it’s that time of the year, I decided to write about it, more specifically, pick what I think is the best design tool. Spoiler alert, it’s not what you expect.

Many contenders…

Not just why, but also when, what, and how.

An illustration of me, contemplating how much drawing can give you.
All the illustrations in this article (and more) can be found on my instagram @halfool_draws

José Torre

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